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Thursday, 20 November 2014

Kensington










This Chandelier is in a shop window just round the corner from High Street Kensington, London. Someone told me it has been in the window for at least two years. There was no price tag!






Another building of interest is the Nat West Bank on Kensington High Street with its magnificent facade.


The mosaics on the building are quite high up and difficult to see but zooming in with the camera gives you an idea of the intricate designs.




Unfortunately I could find no information about the building other than it is currently a bank. Maybe someone else knows more and would like to share their knowledge.
Sharing with James at Weekend Reflections

19 comments:

  1. I think that chandelier is waiting for you to take it home! Beautiful mosaics and interesting building. What's on top?

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  2. I see a chandelier and I think how the devil do you clean them. Strange that the mosaics are so high that they are not really visible. The building has a rather strange roof arrangement.

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  3. That is truly beautiful. I like the detail on the mosaics, too. :-)

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  4. Wonderful mosaic tiles and a fabulous chandelier!

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  5. That chandelier is just gorgeous ... did you check out the price tag? I'm sure it's worth a mint.
    I've walked in High Street and it really is a very salubrious area..

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  6. I like the carvings over the door too ... Lovely building. Maybe not too many homes these days in the market for that chandelier ...it's probably larger than either of our homes ! But it is gorgeous.

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  7. i like that 2nd shot the way you made the chandelier looks like ice encircling the building. :)

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  8. nice reflection and lots of interesting shots from that part of London...

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  9. Lovely building in that part of London and why did you not ask what price the chandelier was?? You know you want it!!! Have a great weekend.

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  10. Great reflections, Marie... That Chandelier is FANTASTIC... WOW--that's a biggie!!!!!

    The mosaics are gorgeous....

    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  11. Fabulous chandelier! a very interesting place , and rich.

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  12. The building is so lovely with all those mozaïcs... And the chandelier looks amazing !

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  13. The Chandelier is really fantastic...Beautiful mosaics in a nice part of London...

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  14. The reflections of the chandeliers make them almost as big as the buildings. Incredible shots.. especially the second one. I love seeing the old buildings and facades as well. Great post, Fun60!

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  15. If you should discover a price tag, would you please tell me?
    This lamp is phantastic, and your pictures too!

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  16. Fantastic facades of the building.

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